Southwest

Hispanic Folk Music of New Mexico and the Southwest

A Self-Portrait of a People
By John Donald Robb

First published in 1980 and now available only from the University of New Mexico Press, this classic compilation of New Mexico folk music is based on thirty-five years of field research by a giant of modern music, composer John Donald Robb.

New Mexican Folk Music/Cancionero del Folklor Nuevomexicano

Treasures of a People/El Tesoro del Pueblo
By Cipriano Frederico Vigil

This bilingual panoramic book presents the songs that are the life's work of Cipriano Frederico Vigil, the most important performer of traditional Nuevomexicano folk music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

O'Keeffe

Days in a Life
By C. S. Merrill

“Carol Merrill’s tribute to Georgia O’Keeffe is poems in the shape of finely rendered sketches, some of them even paintings. These intimate images convey the delicate and tough shape of O’Keeffe’s final years in New Mexico.”—Joy Harjo, author of She Had Some Horses

Philmont

A History of New Mexico's Cimarron Country
By Lawrence R. Murphy

This classic account is the first and still the best comprehensive history of the Colfax County area of northeastern New Mexico.

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Inside the New Mexico Senate

Boots, Suits, and Citizens
By Dede Feldman

In this forthright account of the workings of New Mexico’s legislature, Dede Feldman reveals how the work of governing is actually accomplished.

Red or Green

New Mexico Cuisine
By Clyde Casey

Red or Green invites readers to experience the bold flavors of southwestern cooking in their own homes.

Subjects: CookingSouthwest

New Mexico Cuisine

Recipes from the Land of Enchantment
By Clyde Casey

A companion to Casey’s Red or Green cookbook, New Mexico Cuisine reflects the diversity of the origins of New Mexican cuisine.

Subjects: CookingSouthwest

Sagrado

A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland
By Spencer R. HerreraLevi Romero
Photographs by Robert Kaiser

Sagrado is neither a search for identity nor a quest for a homeland but an affirmation of an ever-evolving cultural landscape. Embedded at the heart of this remarkable book, in which prose, photographs, and poems complement each other, is a photopoetic journey across the Chicano Southwest.

The Pancake Stories

Cuentos del Panqueque
By Peggy Pond Church
Illustrations by Elizabeth Comfort Church
Translated by Noël Chilton

Peggy Pond Church, one of the great New Mexico authors of the twentieth century, wrote these stories for her own sons in the 1930s, and her daughter-in-law Elizabeth Church created the illustrations in the 1950s. Now at last they are published, both in the original English and in Noël Chilton’s Spanish translation.

New Mexico's Reptiles and Amphibians

A Field Guide
By R. D. BartlettPatricia P. Bartlett

If you want basic and reliable information on the lizard in your backyard or the snake you encountered on a hike in the mountains, this handy field guide is invaluable. Both complete and concise, it includes species accounts, maps, photographs, and black-and-white drawings to help you identify the species you have encountered.

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